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The truth about cancer

Author: Linda Ellerbee; Linda Garmon; Carousel Films.; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
Publisher: [Boston] : WGBH Boston Video, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This documentary seeks to answer the question, why does anyone still die of cancer? Filmmaker Linda Garmon shares the personal story of her own husband's battle with cancer and seeks to tell us where we stand in fighting this decades-old war. Following the film is the panel discussion, Take one step : a conversation about cancer with Linda Ellerbee, featuring cancer survivors Dr. Ernie Bodai, Dr. Bernadine Healy,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: DVD-Video discs
Television programs
Case studies
Documentary television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Linda Ellerbee; Linda Garmon; Carousel Films.; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
ISBN: 9781593758301 1593758308
OCLC Number: 227174417
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Anamorphic widescreen.
Credits: Narrator, Linda Garmon ; directors of photography, Allie Humenuk, Stephen McCarthy, P.H. O'Brien.
Performer(s): Narrator, Linda Garmon.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 116 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; Dolby Digital.
Contents: Truth about cancer (84 min.) --
A conversation about cancer, with Linda Ellerbee (30 min.).
Other Titles: Take one step.
Responsibility: a Carousel Films LLC production for WGBH Boston ; writer/producer/director, Linda Garmon.

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This documentary seeks to answer the question, why does anyone still die of cancer? Filmmaker Linda Garmon shares the personal story of her own husband's battle with cancer and seeks to tell us where we stand in fighting this decades-old war. Following the film is the panel discussion, Take one step : a conversation about cancer with Linda Ellerbee, featuring cancer survivors Dr. Ernie Bodai, Dr. Bernadine Healy, Dr. Paul Brenner, and Dr. Richard Payne. Features bonus footage of panel discussion, printable resources, and Web site link.

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